The Board of Directors of Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc has announced the appointment of Mr. Emeka Onwuka as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Executive Director of the Company. The appointment takes effect from August 1, 2020.
Onwuka has over 30 years’ experience in financial services within Sub-Saharan Africa. He has acted as the voice and face of major financial institutions in Nigeria. He is a former Group Managing Director /CEO of Diamond Bank Plc and former Chairman of Enterprise Bank Limited.
Onwuka is a Partner at Andersen Tax Nigeria and holds various board positions, including chairman, FMDQ Securities Exchange Limited; director, FMDQ Holdings Limited; director, Ecobank Nigeria Limited and director, Bharti Airtel Nigeria.
Onwuka received his B.SC. in Political Science from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and holds an MBA from the University of Benin. He is a Chartered Accountant, a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He has attended executive programs at the Lagos Business School, Wharton Business School and Harvard Business School.
Onwuka holds the Nigerian National Honour, Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON).
The board of Seplat said it is confident that the wealth of knowledge and experience he brings will be a great addition to the company.